Stephen Cheung, PsyD


Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology

For over thirty years, Stephen Cheung, PsyD, has studied, practiced, and taught family psychology and multicultural psychotherapy in various settings. Before he came to APU in 2005, Cheung had provided administrative, supervisory, and clinical services at the Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Centers (APCTC), a large multicultural community mental health center in Los Angeles for twelve years. He now focuses his teaching on improving self-awareness, knowledge, and effectiveness in clinical psychology students. Cheung is researching family psychology and multicultural psychotherapy. He is also interested in solution-focused brief therapy, immigrant mental health, and integration of faith with psychotherapy.


  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Baylor University
  • MA, Counseling, United States International University
  • BSW, Social Work, University of Calgary
  • BA, Psychology, University of Alberta

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences


  • Family Psychology
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Solution-focused Brief Therapy

Courses Taught

  • PPSY 700D Introduction to Clinical Practice: Basic Skills
  • PPSY 700I Systems II: Family Therapy Theories
  • PPSY 705 Psychological Theories: Group
  • PPSY 709 Clinical Interventions: Group
  • PPSY 716 Systems III: Family Interventions